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Mar 24, 2017, 20:14 ET Gifted Star Mckenna Grace Becomes A Girl Scout

Today, actress Mckenna Grace of Fox Searchlight Pictures' new film Gifted joined the ranks of proud Girl Scouts after being officially pinned a...


Mar 24, 2017, 19:56 ET Faith-Based Basketball Drama 'Slamma Jamma' Getting High Scores Among Audience

'SLAMMA JAMMA', the new faith-based basketball movie is earning high marks as the film opened yesterday in theaters across the country. The film...


Mar 24, 2017, 12:00 ET Production Begins On "White Boy Rick"

Principal photography has begun on the Studio 8 drama, "White Boy Rick", which is being produced by LBI Entertainment and Protozoa Pictures. Based...


Mar 24, 2017, 09:00 ET Radio Flyer's Taking Flight Short Film Receives Emmy Nomination

Chicago-based Radio Flyer is proud to announce its animated short film Taking Flight was nominated for a 2017 Daytime Emmy Award in two categories,...


Mar 24, 2017, 08:00 ET Sam Lay Blues Documentary To Debut On April 6, 2017

Sam Lay, the blues living legend and inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, receives a phenomenal tribute in his documentary, Sam Lay in...


Mar 24, 2017, 06:00 ET "You're Welcome" Music Video From The "Moana" Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Debuts Today On VEVO

Oscar®-nominated, Tony®-, Emmy®- and Grammy®-winning songwriter/composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hollywood Records artist Jordan Fisher are featured...


Mar 23, 2017, 16:46 ET "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios Hollywood Elevates "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" to 4K-HD with State-of-the-Art Imagery Projecting at Twice the Frame Rate for an Even More Immersive Experience

The spectacularly captivating and highly acclaimed "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" thrill ride at Universal Studios Hollywood's "The...


Mar 23, 2017, 12:03 ET TruckThat LLC Announces Documentary and App Release

TruckThat debuted at the Mid-America Trucking Show in 2016 with a goal of giving professional drivers a way to call "BS" on everything that sucks...


Mar 23, 2017, 11:17 ET Without Walls: Inspirational Film Shows Power of Art and Community on the US-Mexico Border

New Johnnie Walker The Journey Storyline Documentary Highlights how Positivity can Help People Face Barriers in Life Johnnie Walker The...


Mar 23, 2017, 09:00 ET LIONSGATE EXPANDS STUDIOCANAL RELATIONSHIP INTO AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND, SIGNS LONG TERM OUTPUT AGREEMENT FOR SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT TITLES

Slate of Films Includes Action Hit John Wick: Chapter Two, The Shack and The Upcoming Robin Hood Reflecting the continued expansion of their...


Mar 23, 2017, 05:00 ET From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment And Legendary Pictures: THE GREAT WALL

Mankind faces extinction from a monstrous enemy in the visually stunning adventure epic, THE GREAT WALL, coming to Digital HD on May 9, 2017 and on...


Mar 22, 2017, 20:43 ET Criminal Justice Reform Comes to TCL Chinese Theaters

Who: Filmmakers Regan Hines and Vincent Vittorio will participate in a Q&A after screening their new film Incarcerating US. Also in attendance...


Mar 22, 2017, 19:08 ET Motocicleta futurista de Honda basada en la NM4, tiene aparición especial en la película "Ghost in the Shell"

Honda apoyó la producción de la película "GHOST IN THE SHELL" ("Vigilante del Futuro" en México), producida por DreamWorks Pictures y...


Mar 22, 2017, 18:32 ET North Hollywood CineFest Spotlights Indie Stars and Visionary Celebrities

The 4th Annual North Hollywood (NoHo) CineFest will run March 24-30, 2017 at the Laemmle NoHo7 Theater, in the heart of the world famous "NoHo Arts...


Mar 22, 2017, 18:30 ET Transmountain Partners announces plans to locate a 90,000 SF Cinergy entertainment center in the new power retail center in El Paso, TX

Transmountain Partners announces plans for a new 90,000 SF entertainment complex to begin construction this summer with a target opening of May...


Mar 22, 2017, 18:05 ET Disney*Pixar's "Cars 3" Fuels Up For Nationwide Tour

Disney•Pixar's "Cars 3" is hitting the road this month with Road to the Races, a nationwide tour inviting fans of #95 to gear up for the upcoming...


Mar 22, 2017, 17:00 ET Actor Jeremy Renner Launches Free Mobile App for Fans in Partnership with escapex

Actor and singer Jeremy Renner today launched a groundbreaking free mobile app powered by escapex that gives him the ability to interact directly...


Mar 22, 2017, 14:57 ET Drone Pilot Licenses Are The Advantage For Visage

Drones are breathing new life and possibilities into the film business. Among the many new developments, film production and its costs are more...


Mar 22, 2017, 14:33 ET 'Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary' to have its Alabama Premiere at The University of Alabama, Birmingham

The City of Birmingham will be the site of an advance Alabama screening of the critically acclaimed Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary,...


Mar 22, 2017, 12:05 ET Marcus Theatres® To Host Inaugural CineLatino Milwaukee Film Festival At South Shore Cinema, April 27-30

Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), has announced the inaugural Marcus CineLatino Milwaukee Film Festival, to be...


Mar 22, 2017, 11:06 ET Italian Pop Music Legend Iva Zanicchi and American-Based International Music Icons The Platters® Co-Headline Spring Concert Tour Celebrating the Liberation of Italy

Stops Include the Capitol Events Theatre in Toronto and the Teatro Corona in Montreal Legendary Italian pop music icon Iva Zanicchi (Non...


Mar 22, 2017, 10:48 ET Kat Graham Set To Release New Album 'Love Music Funk Magic' On June 2

Kat Graham will release her sophomore album "Love Music Funk Magic" on June 2. Kat personally co-wrote and co-produced the album, collaborating...


Mar 22, 2017, 09:47 ET Feature Film about Eating Disorders, "Little Miss Perfect," to be Screened in Alpharetta

Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center is hosting a free one-night-only screening of the compelling drama by filmmaker Marlee Roberts...


Mar 22, 2017, 09:44 ET New We the Internet Doc Investigates Speech at Yale

Today comedy web channel We the Internet TV released the short documentary "Silence U Part 2: What Is Yale Becoming?", the follow-up to its 2016...


Mar 22, 2017, 09:00 ET Patrick Stewart Voices The World's Most Unforgettable Dragon In The Exciting New Chapter Of The Fantasy-Adventure Saga From Universal 1440 Entertainment, "Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire"

Patrick Stewart stars as the voice of Drago in the all-new epic action adventure Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire, debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD,...